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Jean-Michel Jarre - Docklands Rendezvous

Music Technology, Aug 1988

Jean Michel Jarre is about to stage the world's biggest ever concert in the London Docklands. David Bradwell finds out about the technological dark age and the art of showmanship.

Jean-Michel Jarre - The Concerts In China

Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1982

An exclusive interview with this most popular French electronic music composer that traces his background history from his early influences to his latest epic performances in China.

Jean-Michel Jarre - Zoo 2000

Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1985

Take one of the most influential electronic composers of the current generation, a Fairlight, an entire library of vocal recordings from all over the world, and a few more-than-talented guest musicians, and you have the recipe for Zoolook, Jean-Michel Jarre's latest album. Here he talks about its creation.

Jean-Michel Jarre - The French Connection

Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Mar 1985

Jean Michel Jarre explains his current views on music, synthesisers and synthesis in an in-depth interview.

Jean-Michel Jarre - The Synthetic Realism Of Jean-Michel Jarre

Sound On Sound, May 1990

Since heralding in a new musical era in 1976 with the release of his innovative synthesizer-based opus, 'Oxygene', Jean-Michel Jarre has gone on to sell almost 34 million records worldwide. Currently embarking on a new album project, as well as planning a series of concerts to welcome in the new decade, Richard Buskin visited Jarre in his home studio to talk about the technology behind his music.

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Kitaro

Sound On Sound, May 1989

He's big in Japan, massive in America, and beginning to conquer Europe with his own brand of ethereal synthesized 'mood music'. Mark Jenkins talks to the phenomenon that is Kitaro.

Ian Boddy - Ian Boddy: Phoenix

Sound On Sound, Dec 1986
THE STORY OF AN INDEPENDENT RECORD

The story of how one of this country's lesser-known synthesists took the bold step of forming his own record label to independently release his fourth album 'Phoenix'. Paul Gilby documents the process.

Laurie Anderson - Making Music with Big Science

Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1985

There seems no end to the creativity of New York performance artist Laurie Anderson. In an exclusive interview, she talks about her music, her lyrics, and life as a 'Diva' for artist Jean-Michel Jarre.

Paul Dakeyne - Remix, Remake, Remodel

Music Technology, Jul 1987

Are record producers losing their touch now they've regained their influence? Are DJs better-equipped to make music that moves? Simon Trask gets the answers from an objective source - one of Britain's top remix DJs.

Adrian Belew - Tango Zebra

Music Technology, Mar 1987

What have David Bowie, Laurie Anderson, King Crimson, Frank Zappa and Jean-Michel Jarre got in common? They've all employed the services of Adrian Belew, one of the world's most inventive guitarists, and a man with a passion for creating new sound textures.

Die Krupps - Metal, Machines & Music

Music Technology, Oct 1992

Die Krupps: hi-tech and heavy

Hans Zimmer - Ronny's Electro-Music Cabaret

Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1982

European singer Ronny makes her U.K. concert debut with Warren Cann and Hans Zimmer and the trio talk about their musical adventures.

Mark Shreeve - Quest For Fire

Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Aug 1985

Mark's quantum leap

Mensana - Innovators

Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, May 1984

Mensana — Computer Music Band

Wim Mertens - Music For Piano And Voice

Electronics & Music Maker, May 1986

Upcoming systems music composer chats to Simon Trask about modern technology, Renaissance music and Belgian pop.

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Jean-Michel Jarre - Live Takes

Music Technology, Apr 1991
Cities in Concert Paris, La Defense

Jean-Michel Jarre recently trod the boards in magnificent style in Paris to mark the occasion of Bastille Day - report in full from Mark Jenkins.

Jean-Michel Jarre - Record Review: Jean-Michel Jarre

Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1982
An analysis of The Concerts in China double album on Polydor PODV3

Jean-Michel Jarre - Jean-Michel Jarre's Magnetic Fields II

Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1982
An Electro-Music Transcription by Mike Beecher

A fully-detailed transcript of Magnetic Fields Part II including instructions on how to perform the piece.

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Nigel Bates - Library Music

Topic: Composing for Business | International Musician & Recording World, Nov 1985

Just the ticket? How to do it yourself explained by Richard Walmsley

Shipwrecked!

Music Technology, Aug 1991

If you were stranded on a desert island with only a solitary keyboard to occupy your time, what would be the instrument of your choice? The professionals make theirs in this anniversary feature.

MIDI Retrofits

Topic: Maintenance / Repair / Modification, MIDI, Vintage Instruments | Sound On Sound, Mar 1989

Tony Wride takes a stroll down nostalgia lane and discovers two companies that can turn your prized antique into a thoroughly modern MIDI instrument.

Mono Mania

Topic: Vintage Instruments | Music Technology, Oct 1990
SEQUENTIAL CIRCUITS PRO ONE

The most popular post-Minimoog monosynth is still the best alternative for everything from new age to northern techno. Greg Truckell reintroduces an old friend.

Ars Electronica

Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1982

A big Austrian event that focuses on electronic music.

Village People

Sound On Sound, Nov 1988
PC Show Report

A chance to catch up on what you missed, music-wise, if you weren't among the 104,000 people who attended this year's Personal Computer Show at Earl's Court.

The Big Bang!

Sound On Sound, Jun 1988
Simmons SDX Drum Sampler

Lurking inside this angular-looking monster is a versatile computer system that will turn what is ostensibly an electronic drum kit (albeit a state-of-the-art 16-bit sampling one) into a formidable MIDI workstation. Ed Jones test drives Simmons' powerful, new SDX system.

 

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